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Top Rheumatology Centers Led by Johns Hopkins

Medscape has reported the results of the US News & World Report's annual ranking of the best adult rheumatology hospitals nationwide has again honored Johns Hopkins Hospital, with runner up status going to the Cleveland Clinic, Hospital for Special Surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian University of Columbia, and Cornell. 

These results are based on surveys of US rheumatology specialists responding to US News surveys.

Johns Hopkins was named by 42.2% of rheumatology specialists as being the best rheumtology center, just bating out the Cleveland Clinic (41.3%) and the Hospital for Special Surgery (34.7%)

The 2019 Top 14 Ranking of US rheumatology hospitals: 

  1. Johns Hopkins (42.2%)
  2. Cleveland Clinic (41.3%)
  3. Hospital for Special Surgery (34.7%)
  4. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota (30.4%)
  5. Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (21.4%)
  6. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston (15.6%)
  7. UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco (15.1%)
  8. NYU Langone Hospitals, New York City (12.3%)
  9. UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles (11.6%)
  10. University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital (9.2%)
  11. Duke University Hospital, Durham, North Carolina (5.9%)
  12. University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor (5.6%)
  13. MUSC Health-University Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina (5.5%)
  14. Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois (5.0%)
The author has no conflicts of interest to disclose related to this subject

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